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Giovanni Martinelli, Italian tenor.

Background

Martinelli, Giovanni was born on October 22, 1885 in Montagnana, Italy. Son of Antonio and Lucia (Bellini) Martinelli.

Education

Ed at Montagnana.

Career

Sang in Italy, beginning, 1910. Came to the United States, 1913, and became a leading tenor of Metropolitan Opera Company (New York), San Francisco Opera Association, Chicago City Opera Company, St. Louis Opera Company Appeared at Ravinia (summer opera) near Chicago, in Buenos Aires, and in principal cities of Europe, United States and Canada, Cuba, etc. Repertoire of over 50 roles.

Connections

Married Adele Previtali, August 7 1913. Children: Bettina (Mistress Mario Libotte), Antonio, Giovanna.

father:
Antonio Martinelli

mother:
Lucia (Bellini) Martinelli

spouse:
Adele Previtali

child:
Bettina Martinelli (Mistress Mario Libotte)

child:
Antonio Martinelli

child:
Giovanna Martinelli